The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.098% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +12.96% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year -2.61% -  

VB6 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 395 311 425
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.61% 32.57% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 153 228
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +42.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing VB6 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Buckinghamshire

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB6 in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Buckinghamshire

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Buckinghamshire

VB6
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
VB6
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Kentico
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB